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Science  19 Aug 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6045, pp. 922-923
DOI: 10.1126/science.333.6045.922-b

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In science news around the world this week, most Himalayan glaciers are retreating; 36 wild boar died from inhaling hydrogen sulfide produced by rotting green algae at a beach in Brittany; a committee has called for more openness and better data regarding the production of natural gas from shale using hydrofracturing, or fracking, technology; chemists are criticizing the U.K. Engineering and Physical Science Research Council's plans to reduce its research funding for synthetic organic chemistry; and Sri Lanka plans to capture elephants and send them to Buddhist and Hindu temples.